Bay of Bengal
26 Feb 2021
15-feet whale shark released into the deep sea in Odisha
Local fishermen, villagers, and the forest department, on Thursday, released a 15-feet long whale shark, weighing 1500 kgs, into the Bay of Bengal after it came to the net line, officials said on Friday.
17 Aug 2020
Floods killed 868 people in 11 states: Government report
In the last couple of weeks, India faced a double whammy with floods adding to woes of a coronavirus-battered country. As many as 11 states were adversely affected by floods, triggered by heavy rainfall, and 868 people lost their lives, a flood situation report made by MHA's Disaster Management Division said.
10 Nov 2019
Cyclone Bulbul wreaks havoc; kills 4 in Odisha, West Bengal
Four people have been killed across Odisha and West Bengal as Cyclone Bulbul made landfall, wreaking havoc overnight.
07 Sep 2019
Amid Chandrayaan heartbreak, remembering what Dr. Kalam said about failures
From enthusiasm to somber, India, and more importantly, the scientists at ISRO, went through a lot last night.
01 Aug 2019
#VadodaraRains: Four dead; 5,000 evacuated as heavy rains hit Gujarat
Four persons were killed and over 5,000 were evacuated in the city of Vadodara and surrounding areas in Central Gujarat, as heavy rains disrupted life in the state in the last two days.
08 Jul 2019
IAF to finalize Rs. 1.5L crore 'Make in India' projects
The Indian Air Force is now inching towards finalizing two long-pending 'Make in India' projects under which, it will acquire 170 aircraft.
29 Jun 2019
No more waiting, monsoon might hit Delhi in July first-week
Delhi and several other north Indian states are reeling under intense heat, and are recording temperatures as high as 48 degree Celsius.
01 May 2019
Understanding how Cyclone Fani got its name
Cyclone Fani, which has turned into "extremely severe cyclonic storm", has been giving sleepless nights to many.
01 May 2019
Cyclone Fani inches towards Odisha, state put on high alert
Cyclone Fani has turned into "extremely severe cyclonic storm" and is inching towards the coast of Odisha, prompting MeT Department to issue a orange warning.
30 Mar 2019
Pentagon strongly denies reports of spying on India's ASAT test
The Pentagon has strongly denied the reports that the US spied on India's anti-satellite (ASAT) missile test by sending a reconnaissance aircraft from its base in Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean to monitor the development.
06 Feb 2019
GSAT-31, India's latest communication satellite, launched successfully from French Guiana
India's latest communication satellite GSAT-31 was successfully launched by European launch services provider- Arianespace's rocket from French Guiana in the early hours today.
04 Feb 2019
ISRO set to launch communication satellite GSAT-31 this Wednesday
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is all set to launch its 40th communication satellite GSAT-31 on Wednesday from the spaceport in French Guiana (French and European spaceport).
05 Jan 2019
Cyclone 'Pabuk' moves towards the Andamans; yellow alert sounded
A 'yellow' alert has been sounded for the Andaman and Nicobar Islands as the cyclonic storm 'Pabuk' is moving towards the archipelago, a Home Ministry official said today.
17 Dec 2018
Cyclone Phethai to make landfall in AP today; alert sounded
A month after Cyclone Gaja hit the eastern coast wreaking havoc, Andhra Pradesh is bracing for yet another severe cyclonic storm - Cyclone Phethai.
10 Dec 2018
India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-5 missile, 2nd test in 6-months
India has successfully test-fired nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-5, which has a strike range of 5,000km, from Dr. Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast today.
04 Dec 2018
TN: Heavy rains may lash coastal districts in 48 hours
Heavy rains are likely to lash parts of coastal districts of Tamil Nadu in the next two days, following a trough of low over the Bay of Bengal, the regional weather office said today.
19 Oct 2018
UPSC: Trickiest ever questions asked in IAS interviews
The UPSC Civil Services exam is divided into three stages- Prelims, Mains, and the Interview round.
11 Oct 2018
#CycloneTitli: Andhra Pradesh, Odisha hit; trees, poles uprooted, thousands evacuated
Cyclone Titli, the strongest cyclone to have formed over the Bay of Bengal this year, hit Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on Thursday morning, uprooting trees, poles and displacing thousands.
10 Oct 2018
Red alert sounded as cyclonic storm Titli heads towards Odisha
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning that a cyclonic storm, Titli, is developing in the Bay of Bengal and moving towards the Andhra Pradesh and the Odisha coast.
07 Oct 2018
Low-pressure in Bay of Bengal may intensify into depression: Report
A well-marked low pressure has formed in the Bay of Bengal and it is expected to intensify into a depression in the next 36 hours, the Regional Meteorological Department (RMD) in Chennai said on Sunday.
30 Aug 2018
PM Modi arrives in Nepal to attend BIMSTEC Summit
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kathmandu today to attend the 4th BIMSTEC Summit that will focus on enhancing regional connectivity and boosting trade.
26 Aug 2018
Vajpayee's ashes immersed in Bay of Bengal in Chennai
The ashes of former Prime Minister and BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee were immersed in the Bay of Bengal today, in the presence of top leaders of the BJP's Tamil Nadu unit.
26 Aug 2018
Heavy rains hit Odisha; more showers in next 2 days
Heavy rains lashed several parts of Odisha today due to a low pressure over the Bay of Bengal with the Meteorological Center in Bhubaneswar forecasting more showers for the next 48 hours.
22 Aug 2018
What caused the Kerala floods? NASA reveals the reason
NASA has released a video using satellite data that provides an estimate of rainfall and shows the spread of the resulting severe flooding in Kerala.
19 Aug 2018
Met department predicts heavy rain in West Bengal
The Met department today warned of heavy rain in the coastal and other southern districts of West Bengal till Tuesday owing to a low pressure in the Bay of Bengal.
14 Aug 2018
Kerala, Karnataka, among others to receive heavy-rainfall in next 48-hours
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said that states including Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu (ghat areas primarily), Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh will receive heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours.
12 Aug 2018
These 16 states may receive heavy rainfall this week
The National Disaster Management Authority on Saturday said that in the next two days, 16 states may get heavy to very heavy rainfall.
10 Aug 2018
#TravelBytes: Planning your honeymoon? These are most-romantic places in India
Honeymoons, just like weddings, are a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and for that very reason, they have to be unforgettably special.
30 Jul 2018
Top five travel experiences to have in your 30s
Writer Henry Miller once said, "One's destination is never a place, but rather a new way of seeing things."
05 Jul 2018
ISRO successfully carries out flight test for Crew Escape System
Indian Space Research Organization today successfully carried out a flight-test for a newly-designed Crew Escape System.
27 Jun 2018
Delhi: Pre-monsoon showers bring mercury down, waterlogging in some areas
Pulling down the temperature by nearly 6 degrees-Celsius, heavy pre-monsoon showers hit Delhi-NCR today morning, as per IMD's predictions.
25 Jun 2018
Torrential rainfall shatters Mumbai: Three deaths, traffic slowdown, train delays
Mumbai continues to reel under torrential rainfall, affecting local train services and causing heavy traffic gridlocks.
04 Jun 2018
Monsoon showers to hit Maharashtra, Goa; possible flooding in Kerala
Monsoon is likely to hit Maharashtra and Goa in the next two days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said today.
21 May 2018
India successfully test-fires supersonic cruise missile BrahMos along Odisha coast
India today successfully test-fired the Indo-Russian joint venture BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from a test range along the Odisha coast to validate some new features.
27 Apr 2018
Unseasonal lightning strikes kill 9 in Andhra Pradesh
The unseasonal lightning strikes in Andhra Pradesh have killed nine people, including a nine-year-old girl, since Tuesday.
31 Mar 2018
Friday blast: Hailstorm, rain bring mercury down in Bengaluru
It was literally a 'Good Friday' for Bengalurueans.
30 Mar 2018
Citing humanitarian spirit, China to share hydrological data with India
China said that it will soon resume sharing hydrological data of the Brahmaputra River with India on "humanitarian" grounds.
12 Mar 2018
Relief for Mumbai: Rains likely from Friday
After experiencing sweltering heat on Sunday, Mumbaikars have a reason to rejoice.
28 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaires: India successfully tests AAD supersonic ballistic missile interceptor
India's homegrown Advanced Air Defence (AAD) supersonic interceptor missile conducted a successful test by intercepting an incoming simulated hostile ballistic missile at a low altitude over the Bay of Bengal.
10 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaries: Indian Navy's submarine arm celebrates golden jubilee
On December 8, 2017, the Indian Navy's submarine arm celebrated its golden jubilee.